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Polish coal sector's profits boom amid soaring prices | Notes From Poland
Notes From Poland

Poland's hard-coal mining companies generated over 5 billion zloty (€1.1 billion) in profits in the first half of 2022 – compared to a loss of 1.5 ...

China's taste for coal clashes with clean-energy goals | Upstream Online|
Upstream Online
Since September, the National Mine Safety Administration has endorsed new coal mining projects with total production capacity of 490 million ...

Kazakh Coal Exports Grow by 21 Percent in First Seven Months of This Year
The Astana Times

Some 92.6 percent or 61.5 million tons of production in the sector is hard coal. Mining of thermal and coking coal reached 9.3 million tons and ...

Justice honors Bluefield State University's engineering program - The Register-Herald
The Register-Herald

Chris Hamilton, president of the West Virginia Coal Association, also attended. “We are really excited about this,” he said.

Australians warned to prepare for electricity shortage as coal and gas winds down from 2023
Daily Mail

Origin Australia will close its Eraring plant, north of Sydney, by 2025 with a big battery being developed on the site and expanded renewable energy ...

Interview @ Noon: 30th Annual Coal Miners' Reunion - WVVA

Registration begins at 9 AM on Labor Day -- the event celebrates coal miners & railroad workers. Geo resource failed to load.

US Department of Labor launches app to offer miners access to health, safety and ... - WOAY-TV

... of Labor is urging the government's mine safety agency to tighten restrictions on a dangerous substance that is inhaled by coal miners.

"Losing patience": Lexington Coal Co. falls into deeper trouble with federal judge, DEP over ...
Charleston Gazette

Pictured in this aerial photo from Coal River Mountain Watch is what the Raleigh County-based anti-mountaintop removal mining nonprofit says is ...

Coal Show: Countdown to major gathering underway | Opinion |
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The countdown to the 24th biennial Bluefield Coal and Mining Show is underway. The high-profile gathering of coal professionals is scheduled for ...

Rise In Coal Use Sparks Resurgence In Deadly Mining Practices In Mexico |
Oil Price

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has worked to revive Mexico's small-scale coal mining industry in a bid for greater financial ...

Asian countries to abandon Russian coal - Armenia News
Armenia News

South Korea imported 12.8 million (down three percent). The strategy for the development of the coal industry in Russia assumed, even in a ...

SEE IT: Coal miners rescue dead electric vehicle | Washington Examiner
Washington Examiner

The Republican took the opportunity to tout the coal industry and his co-workers. “This just shows you coal miners are good people and will go out ...

Hawaii stops coal use in bid to fight climate change - The Sentinel-Record
The Sentinel-Record
HONOLULU AP-- The last bits of ash and greenhouse gases from Hawaii's only remaining coal-fired power plant slipped into the environment this week ...

China just imported a record amount of beef. Next on its shopping list is coal - ABC News

China's appetite for beef is breaking records this year and according to analysts, the next big item on its shopping list will be coal.

IEA urged to cut taxes on coal exports to Pakistan - Pajhwok Afghan News
Pajhwok Afghan News

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has been urged to reduce taxes and duties on coal exports to Pakistan. The call came at a.

Coal ash reuse gains wide support over storage options | Energy News Network
Energy News Network

COAL: Industry experts and regulators say recycling and reuse of coal ash is preferable to storing it in ponds, though environmental advocates say ...

Norway's Last Coal Mine Extends Life to Feed European Industry -

The last Norwegian coal mine on the Svalbard archipelago will produce coal for another two years to help bolster industrial production in Europe.

U.S Coking Coal Market 2022 – Global Industry Analysis 2022-2027 - Xaralite

The market research report on the global Coking Coal industry provides a comprehensive study of the various techniques and materials used in the ...

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